September 11th remembrance ceremony held in front of NASA Research Park Bldg-17 (Lunar Science Institute) hosted by the American Legion, Post 881, Moffett Field. Step off to Amazing Grace - POW/MIA Detail; TSgt Robert Soua, Detail Commander, 129th Security Forces, TSgt Rachel Velasco, SSgt Susan Avalos, SSgt Alex Cohen, SSgt Elias Gonzalez Topic: What -- GRACE
Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and P.I. at NASA Ames Research Center - Total Luminance Photometer shake test in N-244 EEL Laboratory; Kim Ennico takes notes on test set up Topics: What -- Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), What -- Crater, Where -- Ames...
Artist: Ken Hodges Pioneer Galileo Probe descending into Jupiter's Atmosphere with parachute deployed, heat shield separation, while orbiter collects data from above (from JPL files - no reference nunber available) Topics: What -- Galileo, Where -- Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
Photo by Voyager 2 (JPL) During August 16 and 17, 1989, the Voyager 2 narrow-angle camera was used to photograph Neptune almost continuously, recording approximately two and one-half rotations of the planet. These images represent the most complete set of full disk Neptune images that the spacecraft will acquire. This picture from the sequence shows two of the four cloud features which have been tracked by the Voyager cameras during the past two months. The large dark oval near the western limb... Topics: What -- Voyager 2, What -- Neptune, Where -- Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
NASA ER-2 Earth Resources Aircraft imagery Post Fire in natural color at 11,000ft (reference to original flight footage Accession number 04353 frame 0057) The area covered is the Oakland Berkeley Hills in California near the Caldecott Tunnel (Upper right). PCD0201-19 Topics: What -- Earth, Where -- California
Photo by NACA 45 degree Sweptback wing model drop test Close-up of Body as it Leaves the Plane. Investigation of a Cambered and Twisted 45 degrees Swept-back Wing in the Transonic Range by the Recoverable-body Techniques.
Date: Nov 16, 1940 A new three-place North American O-47A observation airplane with Army Air Corps marking was the first ircraft to arrive at Ames. The Circular antenna on top of the canopy is for direction finding. A close look show that help from the front cockpit was needed for directional control when using a rope (instead of a tow bar) to tow the aircraft. (Sept 1940). W.H. McAvoy Ames test pilot returning from an early flight of first test airplane at Ames, a North American O-47A-1 (or...
Date: Jan 20, 1987 Photographer: Roger Brimmer and Tom Trower McDonnell Douglas Hub (Ultra-High Bypass) Model and SAAB Wake Rake Test 14ft W.T. Test-060-1-14, Turbo Fan Configuration Topic: Where -- Douglas